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Dutch Baby Names for Girls

Popular girl baby names in the Netherlands range from the familiar (to an English speaker) like Lisa and Kim through exotic baby names like Anouk to the intriguingly unusual. A sampling of baby names frequently heard in The Netherlands for girls:
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  • Anouk

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    Anouk, made famous by French actress Anouk Aimée, is a singular name with a lovely sound. Anouk Aimée was born as Francoise, but adopted the first name of the character she played in her debut fi... Read More 

  • Aya

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    Simple names have their appeal, but Aya, barely more than a breath, maybe be too simple. Similar and prettier: Maya or Anya.  Read More 

  • Britt

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    Brisk but rather brittle. Britt Eklund was a Bond Girl in the 1974 The Man with the Golden Gun . Britt is a contracted form of Birgit, but be aware that it does come with the strong possibility of ... Read More 

  • Cornelia

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    In ancient Rome, Cornelia was considered the paragon of womanly virtue, making it a handsome name with an excellent pedigree. It's rare today, so if you want a name no one else is using, somewhat r... Read More 

  • Danique

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    This Danielle/Monique hybrid offers a new twist on an old favorite.  Read More 

  • Doutzen

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    Dutch supermodel Doutzen (pronounced doubt-son) Kroes has introduced us to a name from the Netherlands that might have a hard time in an American classroom and is nowhere near as glamorous as its b... Read More 

  • Dunya

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    Courageous sister of Raskolnikov in Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment .  Read More 

  • Evi

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  • Famke

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    Famke was introduced to this country via Dutch-born actress Famke Janssen, but is not likely to appeal to many American parents.  Read More 

  • Fay

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    Fay, also spelled Faye, who had been napping quietly since the 1930's, has, like cousins May/Mae and Ray/Rae, sat up and started rubbing her eyes, ready for a mini-comeback, especially as a middle ... Read More 

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